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MAY 1, 2012: A RARE 1948 CADILLAC ON A JOURNEY FROM RESTO-MOD TO RETRO-CORRECT

  John Eggertson is on a journey back in time with his beautiful 1948 Cadillac Sedanette Model 62 series.   It has been retrofitted with a 350/350 Chevy power-train...

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MAY 1, 2012 STAR TRUCKIN’:A 1953 CHEVROLET GRAIN TRUCK GETS RESCUED FROM FORLORN RETIREMENT

  There is an unhappy fate that sometimes befalls old trucks and horses.   They sometimes outlive their usefulness and end up in the North 40 for all of...

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MAY 1, 2012 STAR TRUCKIN’: 1975 GMC 6500 PUMPER TRUCK- A POST-RETIREMENT JOB FOR A FIREFIGHTER

  Frank Westphal wrote a song with the lyrics “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. They just end their day.”   General Douglas MacArthur used this line...

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MAY 1, 2012 1978 DODGE MONACO TWO DOOR HARDTOP NEBRASKA HIGHWAY PATROL CAR

  Ex-police cars have a cult following that is unsurpassed in the old car hobby.   Part of this is attributable to the job that these cars used to...

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APRIL 29, 2012 (MAY 2012): 1956 DODGE 4 DOOR HARDTOP-THEY DON’T GET MUCH RARER

  Astute car guys and every Mopar fin car guy will immediately spot the Canadian heritage of this ’56 Dodge.   That’s when Chrysler used to graft Plymouth sheet...

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APRIL 29, 2012 (MAY 2012): 1951 CHEVROLET FLEETLINE-INSPIRED BY AN OLD SCHOOL GRANDFATHER

  Dave Iggulden has an inner “old school car guy” even though he’s a young man.   You could attribute this inner car guy to DNA or you could...

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MARCH 31, 2012 (APRIL 2012): A HUSBAND AND WIFE TEAM LOVE THEIR COLORFUL 70S DODGE EXPRESS HOBBY

  A couple of late 70s Dodge trucks side by side at a Mopar meet was interesting enough to investigate because one of them was a 1979 Dodge Little...

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MARCH 31, 2012 (APRIL 2012): A HARLEY GETS TRADED FOR A STOCK 6-CYLINDER POWERED 1951 CHEVROLET SEDAN

  This 1951 Chevy sedan comes from an era when it fulfilled the dreams of a practical owner who wanted a practical car.   It has a much smaller...

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MARCH 31, 2012 (APRIL 2012): 1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR WAGON – RECAPTURING MISSPENT YOUTH

  Wayne Russell has nothing but fond memories of his first Chevy Bel Air station wagon.   This was back in the swinging 60s and that car was a...

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MARCH 30, 2012 (APRIL 2012): 1957 DESOTO…RESCUING A WORK OF ART FROM A WATERY GRAVE

  Most of the time a car that’s shoved into a wetland on the back 40 acres has a very bleak future.   Time is short because rust incubates...

March 30, 2012 View more...

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JUNE 27, 2013: THE JAY LENO RUMOR–OR HOW TO GET PEOPLE TO ATTEND YOUR CAR EVENT

  The Godfather of car guys has to be Jay Leno; he even has an Italian heritage to qualify for godfatherhood.   Leno lives the dream of every car...

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JULY 28, 2011 (AUGUST 2011) PLUM CRAZY ABOUT THIS PURPLE 1957 FARGO HALF TON

  We found this striking 1957 Fargo in a herd of vintage MoPar trucks at a Mopar car show.   Most of the herd was owned by the Scott...

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DECEMBER 14, 2017: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run...

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JUNE 7, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009-GETTING THERE IN A HURRY-1973 PONTIAC SUPERIOR COACH

Kelsey Landry saw a lot of action during his years as an EMT.   ‘He loved the job so much he coveted a vintage ambulance after his retirement from...

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CLASSIC VEHICLES FOR SALE

EG AUCTIONS 12th ANNUAL CALGARY PREMIERE AUCTION–JUNE 21-23   Call to consign 888 296 0528 toll free Or email consign@egauctions.com Also we have 100 pieces of no reserve automobilia...

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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

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JUNE 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  JUNE 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 31-JUNE 2: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend   JUNE TBD: WINFIELD, AB Wheels in Winfield Show & Shine  ...

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FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND WAS A CAR SHOW TRIPLE-HEADER HERE AT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  There is nothing better than a car show here at MyStarCollectorCar-except for three car shows in two days.   The automotive trifecta began on Friday night in Red Deer, Alberta at the Michener Extendicare, then included Saturday shows at Cam Clark Fordin Airdrie, Alberta with the Alberta Mustang Association show, and concluded with the See More

Top 3 S197 Panhard Bars from AmericanMuscle Best-of Options for your 2005-2014 Mustang

  PAOLI, Pa. (June 12, 2019) – For all of the Mustang purists out there piloting their ‘Stang through a traditional live-axle rear end, AmericanMuscle’s (AM) Justin Dugan produced this ‘Best of’ video featuring three popular Panhard Bars for 2005-2014 S197 Mustangs. For those not in the know, an adjustable Panhard Bar is a vital See More

MSCC JUNE 14 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE GOOD REASONS WHY SCHOOL IS NEVER OUT AT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  It is not exactly a secret that MyStarCollectorCar has spent the past 10 years learning the ropes as Canada’s go-to online source for the car hobby.   Summer may be upon us-but school is always in session for MyStar because every day of every year is part of the learning curve when it comes See More

MSCC JUNE 12 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE CLUES FROM THE FRONT AND THE SIDE

  There’s a different strategy in play this week with “What’s It?” Wednesday because you get the full grille for the first clue.   Typically, the 2nd clue would be a taillight or some other shot form the back of the car but today you get a full side shot to solve the puzzle.   See More

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HISTORY ROAD 2019: COLD WAR MOTORS, A DORIS DAY CONNECTION— WE LOVE THIS CAR SHOW

  One of MyStarCollectorCar’s favorite events is History Road held in June every year at the famous Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta.   The museum runs with the big...

June 8, 2019 View more...

FLEX-A-LITE’S COLE QUINNELL EXPLAINS HOW YOUR RIDE CAN BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER

  One of the biggest challenges faced by car guys is summer heat and its effect upon their beloved vehicles. In fact, the summer car show season can turn...

April 24, 2019 View more...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

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EG AUCTIONS 2019 Calgary Collector Car Auction June 22, 2019

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 12th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 22ND – 2019 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

May 31, 2018 View more...

Car Shows and Events

FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST

  St. Albert Rock’n August is one of the premiere events of the summer car show in Canada.   This is a massive event and it takes place over...

March 12, 2019
JULY 27, 2019 20th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

MICHENER-ALLEN AUCTIONS FEATURE: 1968 FIREBIRD 400 AT THE 20th ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 27, 2019     The best way to celebrate the 51st birthday of a classic...

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JUNE 22, 2019 EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 12th ANNUAL PREMIERE COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AT THE GREY EAGLE CASINO

  COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS – CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 12th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN...

April 21, 2017
JUNE 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  JUNE 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 31-JUNE 2: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend   JUNE TBD: WINFIELD, AB Wheels in Winfield Show & Shine  ...

September 20, 2015

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